Uninstalling port that is missing on the filesystem

Tim Visher tim.visher at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 07:39:31 PST 2009

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:12 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2009, at 17:57, Tim Visher wrote:
>> I used port to install transmission and then have been updating from
>> within Transmission since then.
> In-app auto-update is not an appropriate feature for software installed with MacPorts ("port upgrade" is the only way we want users upgrading ports). Please file a ticket for transmission requesting that its auto-update feature be disabled.

Done. http://trac.macports.org/ticket/22618

>> That means that the filesystem no
>> longer has what port thinks should be there.  I can't get it to
>> uninstall because of a `realpath` error.
> This problem will be fixed in MacPorts 1.8.2.
> http://trac.macports.org/ticket/22001

Good to hear. :)


In Christ,

Timmy V.

http://five.sentenc.es/ - Spend less time on e-mail

More information about the macports-users mailing list